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announcer: leading the way with important local coverage, you are watching wisn 12 news at 10:00 with kathy mykleby, joyce garbaciak, patrick paolanton, meteorologist mark baden, and big 12 sports director dan needles. wisn 12 news at 10:00 continues. joyce: the path to the white house is heading back to wisconsin. kathy: donald trump's runningmate mike pence made a stop in la crosse earlier today, before a rally in milwaukee tonight. 12 news' terry sater spoke with the candidate one on one. >> i asked republican vice presidential nominee governor mike pence how he and donald
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15 points in the latest marquette university law school poll. >> well, it's a long time til election day. it's actually still very early in this election cycle, and donald trump and i are absolutely committed to carrying his positive message to make america great again all across wisconsin, all across the heartland, and frankly all across this country, and i like our chances. >> i also asked governor pence what the number one issue would be going to the november election. he said that national security and making america's an the top of the list for him and donald trump. in milwaukee, terry sater, wisn 12 news. kathy: hillary clinton's running mate, tim kaine, is in madison for a fundraiser on monday. this video is from his visit to milwaukee's lake front brewery last friday. the candidates for president are sparring over the economy. joyce: as abc's karen travers shows us, they each say they have the right plan to keep the country moving.
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trump is all doom and gloom. >> when he visited detroit on monday, he talked only of failure, poverty, and crime. he's missing so much about what makes michigan great. >> clinton speaking on the economy in michigan, just like trump on monday. going second has its benefits. she used her speech to pick apart the economic plan he unveiled there. >> he would give trillions in tax cuts to big corporations, millionaires, and wall street money managers. debt. >> trump today in some ways preaching to the choir the national association of home builders. >> i grew up with a homebuilder. i would watch my father and listen to my father negotiate on the phone. >> the republican nominee spoke about the economy, but also kept up his latest attack. >> i call president obama and hillary clinton the founders of isis. they are the founders.
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you're on a sports team, most valuable player, mvp. >> the latest abc news electoral map heavily favors clinton with six states rated toss ups. but team clinton is looking at at making a push in at least two of those lean republican states, georgia and arizona. >> we're going to have a national race because the map is so big for hillary clinton now and the map is become much smaller for donald trump. >> patti davis, daughter of ronald reagan, who survived an assassination attempt, with a message for donald trump, words the second amendment could inspire violence. joyce: while we desperately need rain, parts of western wisconsin are dealing with flooding tonight. patrick is here with a closer look. patrick: much of that flooding is in the la crosse area. we have some video is from the town of gilmanton, in buffalo county. several people were stranded by high water after heavy rain made elk creek overflow its banks this morning.
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she lost everything. she lost both her cars. she lost the trailer with all her antiques. it is all gone. i feel responsible for not getting it out of there. patrick: tough situation out there. we understand that the water is receding tonight. there's no word yet how much all the damage will cost. chief meteorologist mark baden joins us now. mark, is any of that heavy rain going to reach our area? mark: thankfully we won't have anything like we will get some rain, but the heavy rain happening this evening is a northwestern sections of illinois. generally staying to the south of us. north of waterloo, where it is just a gentle rain. if we could get that right over southern wisconsin, that would be the ideal location, because that would bring as a decent amount of rain. that will move in later on
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weather. temperatures still on the warm side, scattered showers in the forecast all day long tomorrow. joyce: thank you, mark. crime has dominated the summer's headlines. now, wisn 12 news has learned police are using intelligence tactics to protect the public at festivals and fairs. as 12 news investigative reporter colleen henry shows us, police have produced a pamphlet of known offenders. >> for the heinzels, state fair is , to see metal detectors and more police here. >> whatever they can do, let's do it. i prefer to be safe than to have anybody get hurt or something happening. >> law enforcement knows the fun and excitement of events like state fair draw criminals too so they're taking action. mpd produced the special events gang offender id booklet, a literal who's who of the city's most notorious street gangs. it documents their clothing, their gang signs and aims to
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at special events especially when , rival gangs show up. >> state fair instituted major changes five years ago after wilding crowds wrought havoc on the midway. >> that kept me away from the thayer. it really did because you know , the things that were happening made me really skeptical about coming out. >> but fairgoer julia prescott is back with her family. she's thankful police are using intelligence to stop street >> the things that are happening in the world today, you can never be too secure. >> milwaukee police wouldn't comment on the booklet, saying it's designed for law enforcement use. kathy: in kenosha, investigators are trying to figure out how a stolen suv ended up in a pond. a delivery truck driver heading to the nearby meijer store spotted the suv early this morning underwater with its headlights on. divers made sure there was no one inside. the vehicle was reported stolen
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a milwaukee plumber has his car, and essentially his livelihood, stolen in broad daylight. nick bohr has a story you'll see only on wisn 12 news. >> it was about 70 pounds full. now, -- >> plumber patrick presley is keeping it in perspective but , his tool box is quite a bit lighter after teenagers stole his business truck as he unloaded supplies at a job site. >> as i was coming out, a car and he kept saying, you ain't got nothing. he flashed something. >> it was a gun and presley , backed off his keys in the cup holder. they took off in his truck. milwaukee police tracked it down just three hours later and arrested the teens as they tried five to run. >> they even took my work boots. my work boots is gone. >> he got his truck back, but almost all of his stuff
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>> i got a toolbox back, but it was picked through. i got a battery charger back. that's it. everything else is gone. >> but, he's trying to look at the bright side. >> nobody got hurt physically, and that is the good part about it. now i know that i have to lock as i go, lock and go, lock and go. >> you can still see this give mark where the car crashed after the police used stop sticks to female were arrested, and they continue to search for presley's tools. joyce: some 200 kids are off to a good start for this coming school year. volunteers from kohl's handed out nearly 200 backpacks filled with new school supplies for local children. the surprise gift happened at a hunger task force meal site where families were also given a healthy meal. kids also got a kohl's cares book and a toy.
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to school in miami will have new rules to protect themselves from mosquitoes and the zika virus. they will be allowed to wear long sleeves and pants, even if the clothes don't match their school uniforms. but they can not bring insect repellant to school over worries that some kids could be allergic. parents are being urged to make sure their kids apply bug spray before heading to class. miami how has 25 cases of zika. kathy: at least two people are dead and dozens are hurt massive explosion in silver spring, maryland. the explosion ripped a hole in a large apartment building, setting it on fire. some people jumped out of windows to escape the flames. witnesses say they smelled gas near the scene in the moments before the explosion. part of a coal-fired power plant in michigan caught fire tonight. you can see some of the smoke and flames. the plant is in about 50 miles -- is about 50 miles northeast of detroit. there is no word yet how the fire started, or if anyone is
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the power plant has been in service since 1953. fish fry and a flick and a day devoted to bacon. patrick, both are on the menu tomorrow. patrick: they're happening at two different locations. we'll start in west allis. tomorrow is patrick cudahy day at the wisconsin state fair. bacon contests, food samples, and cooking demonstrations are part of it. and, two of our colleagues sally severson and lindsey slater are teaming up to take on other radio and t.v. personalities in a celebrity cooking challenge. they'll have to create three recipes starting at 1:30 in the afternoon. >> outside discovery world is fish fry and a flick. this week's film is dead pool. it is rated r. the event starts at 5:00. tomorrow is also opening day for the waukesha blues fest. the festival is happening tomorrow and saturday. gates are open from 12:30 p.m. in the afternoon until 10:30
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day or $39 for both days. children eight and under are free with a paying adult. the waukesha blues fest is going on at naga-waukee park in delafield. the fest is celebrating its 10th year. joyce: a local woman is celebrating her new car. kathy: hear why the mom of five was chosen to get a free set of wheels. joyce: star wars fans get a look at the newest movie coming out. hope and healing. two months since the deadly shooting in u.s. history. how those in the wake of the tragedy and orlando are working to have their voices heard. she is a knockout, a former
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announcer: you are watching wisn 12 news, honored as best evening newscast by the wisconsin broadcasters association. kathy: star wars fans get a look at the newest movie coming out. joyce: and one old character comes back. patrick is in the social square. patrick: this is a know their stories set around the time of the original movie. the final shot of this trailer has fans talking.
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friend. >> thanks. there isn't much time. every day they go stronger. ? >> there is a 97.6% chance of failure. >> he means well. ? >> our chance to make a real difference. ? >> are you with me? ? >> all the way. ? patrick: there you have it.
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kathy: a lucky mom of five gets a new ride. as to millie reports, the brookfield woman desperately needed a new set of wheels. >> take a look at your new car. >> thank you all so very much. >> it's so shiny. >> lorenz is a mother of five in desperate need of a new vehicle. a co-worker suggested she apply for the national auto body council's recycled rides program. >> it was a huge surprise when they called me and told me that they have something available. >> all state insurance donated the car and abra auto body in brookfield spruced it up. >> we completely repainted the whole vehicle. there is some suspension work that needed to be done, new tires, brakes, a little undercarriage damage that we repaired. >> this 2009 vw jetta has been
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this is abra auto body and glass, crews have spent more than 100 hours making sure this car is ready to go. >> it's really nice to be able to give that to someone who doesn't have it. >> amy mccallister helped connect the lorenz family with this car. she says selecting shannon was a no-brainer. >> just really hard working woman with a lot of kids who could really hand and some help and just something to kind of get her ahead. >> congratulations, hope you enjoy it. >> will do. >> alright. >> the lorenz family is eager to get on the road. >> you know what, my kids will be super happy because there is a stereo. >> so they can show off their new ride. >> it's great. it's beautiful. >> see ya. have fun. kathy: lorenz says the car she was driving was 25-years-old and did not run well. she says she now has a reliable vehicle to get to work, take her kids to school, and to all of their after school activities.
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in sports, the bucks schedule is out when steph curry and lebron james will be coming to the bradley center. kathy: plus, lebron hits the jackpot today. how much he will earn the next three years for playing basketball. joyce: and, how the badgers grind through the dog days of august in training camp. dan needles returns with big 12 sports. as we go to break, a look at tonight's winning lottery
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announcer: big 12 sports presented by menards. dan: three weeks from saturday, the badgers open their season against lsu at lambeau field. wisconsin held their fourth practice of camp this afternoon, which was closed to the media, so no update on which quarterback is getting the upper hand in the race to be the starter, bart houston or alex hornibrook. after three days practicing in shells, the badgers threw on the pads for the first time
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the grind of camp can sometimes drag on and on, even for those veteran players who are in their fourth camp as a badger. >> it goes pretty slow. the second weekends, ok, now we are just getting closer. the first week is like, oh, man. >> it starts always fast. the helmets practices are always good. it's fun to come out here, start rolling around. you know, get the periods in, the team. but once you start getting into the two a days, the full pads, the shoulder pads, your body is you're tired. you're dehydrated. those times definitely go a little bit slower than others. dan: the nfl preseason kicked off tonight with six games. former kimberly star a.j. klein appeared to get the panthers off to a great start here, intercepting the pass, and taking it 94 yards for a touchdown against the ravens but , the panthers were flagged
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it is the preseason. there are kinks to work out. the ravens did win 22-19. the bucks regular season schedule was released today. the season opener will be at home on october 26 against frank kaminsky and the charlotte hornets. the warriors play in milwaukee on the cavaliers play here november 19. twice, november 29 and december 20. speaking of the cavaliers, lebron james is finally the highest paid player in the nba for the first time in his career. lebron has signed a three-year deal worth $100 million. that's an average of more t $33 million per year. since the expansion era of major league baseball began in 1961, only eight teams have scored a run in every inning they batted during a game. the brewers became the latest to do that today in an 11-3 win over the braves. milwaukee bombed three home runs in the game. they start a series with the reds tomorrow at miller park. and a somewhat obscure major league record was tied this
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dahl singled in the first inning against the rangers. so dahl now has a hit in every game he has played in the major leagues. that is 17 straight, which ties the major league record that was set back in 1941. he is already going to hold out and ask for a raise. kathy: rockies rookie record. joyce: forecast next. coming up next, "jimmy kimmel
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mark: we need some rain around here. i think it will arrive in time for the morning commute. maybe a couple of thunderstorms mixing in. we may not get to 80 degrees tomorrow if we keep the clouds around all day. upper 70's, have the umbrella along. the good news is that rain is
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will be on the lighter side. joyce: rain drops at the state
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